Technology Project Management
Q1. Select two of the
questions/scenarios below and post an original thread in this week’s discussion
forum - 400 words or less.
1. How important is it for a project
manager running an IT project to have technical skills in the technology being
used in the project he or she is running? Explain. What are the skills
necessary to be an effective project manager? Elaborate.
2. Define the project management triple
constraint and explain its significance to project managers. As an IT project manager, how do these impact
3. Describe two projects you have worked
on previously either during an internship, in class, or as a full-time
employee. Describe one project that went well and why and describe one project
that didn’t go very well and why. In the summary, explain why you believe IT
projects have a poor success rate.
4. Discuss the reasons why IT projects
differ from projects in other disciplines. What implications does this have for
modern IT project managers?
5. Explain the makeup of the Project
Management Institute. Along with this list the reasons for the creation of the
Project Management Institute. What is the value of this organization?
Q2. Research and read about the “Triple Constraint.”
Prepare a 2 page double spaced paper that discusses the following:
Many projects are challenged by the triple constraint. In your own
words, explain the triple constraint and how it impacts projects. Provide an
example of the triple constraint in a real project. In addition, explain
whether meeting time, cost, and scope constraints are good indicators of
project success. Finally, you are a major stakeholder in this class. As a
stakeholder, what do you expect in order for the class to be a success - i.e.
what are your success criteria?
NOTE: You must use the APA in-text citation format to credit the author
and include a properly formatted reference list.
Text Book for Reference:
Brewer and Dittman, Methods of IT Project Management - 2nd Edition. ISBN:
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Q1: Dead line – 12 hours
Q2: Deadline – 24 hours